Traffic Update….Possible Injury Collision on Mitchell Mill Road

Traffic Update….Possible Injury Collision on Mitchell Mill Road

West Point, CA…CHP is reporting a possible injury collision on Mitchell Mill Road. Please use caution in the area… Incident: 00094 Type: Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt Location: 7250 Mitchell Mill Rd Loc Desc: RACE TRACK Lat/Lon: 38.368983 -120.444552 Close Detail Information 9:23 AM 3 [6] [Notification] [CHP]-Problem changed from 1183-Trfc Collision-Unkn Inj to 1179-Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt […]

California Hospital Association’s Rural Healthcare Center Advisory Board Taps Mark Twain Medical Center CEO Bob Diehl as New Appointee to Focus on Access to Care for Rural Hospitals

California Hospital Association’s Rural Healthcare Center Advisory Board Taps Mark Twain Medical Center CEO Bob Diehl as New Appointee to Focus on Access to Care for Rural Hospitals

San Andreas, CA…Dignity Health announced that Bob Diehl, President and CEO of Mark Twain Medical Center, has been named to the California Hospital Association’s Rural Healthcare Center Advisory Board. Diehl’s three-year term begins Jan. 1, 2018. “I’m excited to join an advisory board that is committed to meeting the healthcare needs of patients in rural […]

Traffic Update…Vehicle vs Tree Near Hwy 26 & Hart Ct.

Traffic Update…Vehicle vs Tree Near Hwy 26 & Hart Ct.

West Point, CA…CHP is reporting a vehicle vs tree collision near Hwy 26 & Hart Ct. in the West Point area. The vehicle is also smoking… Incident: 00235 Type: Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt Location: Sr26 / Hart Ct Loc Desc: 26/TOLOMA Lat/Lon: 38.404189 -120.527975 Close Detail Information 4:18 PM 2 [3] VEH NOW SMOKING 4:18 PM […]

Standoff in Amador, Subject Arrested Related to Law Enforcement Impersonation Robbery in West Point

Standoff in Amador, Subject Arrested Related to Law Enforcement Impersonation Robbery in West Point

Pioneer, CA…Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Detectives, with the assistance of the Amador County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team, executed a search warrant at a residence on Meadow Drive in Pioneer (Amador County). CCSO Detectives have been conducting follow-up on a robbery that occurred at a marijuana grow site on Skull Flat Road in West Point (Calaveras […]

Multiple Subjects Arrested for Methamphetamine Sale Charges

Multiple Subjects Arrested for Methamphetamine Sale Charges

West Point, CA…On 11-7-17 the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team assisted investigators in serving a search warrant at a residence on Main Street in West Point. Multiple subjects were contacted and arrested on various drug related charges and child endangerment. Deputies seized methamphetamine, marijuana, concentrated cannabis with lab materials, and paraphernalia indicative of drug […]

“Tackle Your Health” Sparks Men’s Health Conversation

“Tackle Your Health” Sparks Men’s Health Conversation

San Andreas, CA…It’s a fact, most men do not talk about their health – with family, friends or especially with a physician. That’s changing in Calaveras County where four community-minded men are speaking out on the topic during Men’s Health Month in November. Bret Harte High School Coach Casey Kester, Calaveras High School Coach Jason […]

Mother Lode League Football Regular Season Winds Down

Mother Lode League Football Regular Season Winds Down

Sonora, CA…The Bret Harte Bullfrogs traveled to Sonora the Frogs ended up on the smaller side of of a 70-15 final score. Calaveras quieted the roar of the Linden Lions 49-0. Summerville rolled over Amador 35-10. Argonaut ended up on the south end of a non-conference game against Dixon 7-35

Calaveras Deputies Assist BLM with Marijuana Eradication

Calaveras Deputies Assist BLM with Marijuana Eradication

Railroad Flat, CA…On 10/31/2017 Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office deputies assisted the Bureau of Land Management and TRIDENT (Tri County Drug Enforcement Team) in serving a search warrant for an illegal marijuana grow near the 2000 block of Independence Cemetery Road, Railroad Flat. After securing the scene law enforcement personnel seized 595 marijuana plants, approximately 400 […]

Christopher Murray, 51 from Lodi Passed Away in Vehicle vs Tree Collision in West Point

Christopher Murray, 51 from Lodi Passed Away in Vehicle vs Tree Collision in West Point

West Point, CA…Murray was driving his 1998 Mazda sedan eastbound on Winton Road at a high rate of speed. Murray failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway and lost control of his vehicle. His vehicle left the roadway and subsequently collided with a tree. Murray was not wearing a seatbelt and sustained fatal injuries […]

Men’s Health is Workshop Focus for the Month of November

Men’s Health is Workshop Focus for the Month of November

San Andreas, CA…Men’s health is the topic of a free workshop on Nov. 9 at Mark Twain Medical Center. “Tackle Your Health” is the theme for the 10 a. m. to noon event focusing on lifestyle and health resources for men. A variety of presenters and health resource organizations will be featured and lunch is […]

CUSD Teachers Strike is Over! All CUSD Schools to Open Tomorrow Staffed By CUSD Teachers

CUSD Teachers Strike is Over!  All CUSD Schools to Open Tomorrow Staffed By CUSD Teachers

San Andreas, CA…An agreement was reached today between the district and the teachers union, as a result of ongoing negotiations. All schools will be open tomorrow, with Calaveras Unified teachers in place, so that we can begin to move forward together. I apologize for the impact of the teachers strike and sincerely look forward to […]

CUSD Elementary Schools Reopening on Monday, October 23

CUSD Elementary Schools Reopening on Monday, October 23

San Andreas, CA…All elementary school sites will be open effective Monday, October 23. There will be sufficient staffing in place, using CUSD staff as well as substitute staff, to provide a safe, secure and productive learning environment for our elementary students. We are also working to re-open our middle school and high schools as soon […]

CTA Stands in Solidarity with Calaveras Teachers

CTA Stands in Solidarity with Calaveras Teachers

Burlingame, CA…California Teachers Association President Eric Heins issued the following statement today in support of the Calaveras Unified Educators’ Association’s strike over unresolved disputes concerning class sizes, school safety issues and professional pay. “All students, regardless of ZIP code, deserve a quality education taught by highly qualified teachers, and that is especially true for our […]

Negotiations Continue Between CUSD & Teacher’s Union. CUSD Offers 2% Signing Bonus & 3% Salary Increase

Negotiations Continue Between CUSD & Teacher’s Union.  CUSD Offers 2% Signing Bonus & 3% Salary Increase

San Andreas, CA…As CUSD continues negotiations with the Calaveras Unified Educators Association (CUEA), the district is working to address areas of need without jeopardizing our fiscal ability to provide programs to meet the needs of our students. To date, our offers have already provided the following: · Reduced class sizes in grades TK-3 to 24:1 […]

Calaveras Teachers Remain on Picket Lines; Will Canvass Community for Support to End Strike

Calaveras Teachers Remain on Picket Lines; Will Canvass Community for Support to End Strike

San Andreas, CA…Calaveras teachers are back on the picket lines today after talks Wednesday failed to settle a fair contract for teachers. “We thought we had a deal on Wednesday, we came in ready to settle this and not strike based on what we heard from Superintendent Mark Campbell and the school board. And it […]

Due to Teachers Strike all Calaveras Unified Schools to Remain Closed on Friday

Due to Teachers Strike all Calaveras Unified Schools to Remain Closed on Friday

San Andreas, CA…Given the ongoing uncertainty regarding available teaching and support staff due to the teachers strike, and the resulting inability to secure sufficient staffing to operate safe, secure and productive schools, all CUSD schools will be closed on Friday. We are working to determine who will be reporting to their assigned positions and what […]

Schools Forced to Close as Calaveras Teachers Strike

Schools Forced to Close as Calaveras Teachers Strike

San Andreas, CA…Calaveras teachers are on strike today after late night talks failed to settle a fair contract for teachers. The 138 teachers in the Calaveras Unified School District (CUSD) will be picketing at eight locations. Superintendent Mark Campbell was forced to close schools for today, despite claiming last week that the district was prepared […]

Striking Teachers Forcing All CUSD Schools to Close Thursday & Probably Friday

Striking Teachers Forcing All CUSD Schools to Close Thursday & Probably Friday

San Andreas, CA…Update on Calaveras Unified Negotiations (CUSD and CUEA-Teachers) and the Teachers Strike. District officials and teacher leaders engaged in informal negotiations late into Wednesday night, yet were unable to reach a resolution to the contract negotiations. CUSD Teachers, as communicated on Tuesday, plan to start their official strike on Thursday, October 19. The […]

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